Think about what a semicolon allows in writing. It is used to continue a thought that could have ultimately been stopped earlier in the sentence.
How do you apply this to your life?
Semicolon represents having the opportunity to stop but making the choice to move forward. It means one could stop and stay in a place forever, or they could move on to a new adventure — even one that may be better than the last.
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